What is ORCID?
ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from other researchers.
Why should I have an ORCID ID?
ORCID allows you to easily and uniquely attach your identity to all kinds of scholarly work: datasets, articles, books and book chapters, media stories, theses, protocols, patents, etc. ORCID helps researchers distinguish your work from other scholars with similar names.
ORCID IDs are now being used by many journal publishers and databases such as Nature Publishing Group, IEEE, PLoS, Scopus and Web of Science.
How do I use my ORCID ID?
Include your ORCID identifier on your Webpage, when you submit publications, apply for grants, and in any research workflow to ensure you get credit for your work.
How do I get an ORCID ID?
Register for a free ORCID ID
Once you register, you can enhance your ORCID record with your professional information and link to your other identifiers such as Scopus and Web of Science.
ORCID registrants who use their unique ORCID identifier (iD) when submitting a manuscript or dataset can now opt to have their ORCID record automatically updated when their work is made public. Auto update details
How do I find ORCID IDs?
ORCID ID's are designed to be open and accessible to all.
Go to the ORCID registry to look up your own ORCID ID or to look for ORCID IDs of other researchers. Click on an ORCID ID to see a researcher's list of publications.
Your author profile is created from data in Scopus. No registration is needed.
Your profile is created from data found in the following sources: Altmetrics.com, Arxiv, citeulike, Crossref, Delicious, Dryad, Figshare, Github, Mendeley, PLOS, Pubmed, Scopus, Vimeo, Wikipedia and YouTube. Impact Story utilizes more social networking data than the other profile sites. You can keep track of how many times your work has been downloaded, bookmarked, and blogged through these sources.
Your profile is created from social networking analytics generated on Academia.edu after you register.